The former president of the United States of America, Barrack Obama is among of the world prominent figures and companies of which their Twitter accounts was hacked by Bitcoin scammers to solicit for Bitcoins from their followers on Wednesday 15th Of July.
The scammers did a post on their account that "I am giving back to my community due to Covid-19, all Bitcoin sent to my address below will be sent back doubled. If you send $1,000, I will send back $2,000" which have been deleted by Twitter.
So far the following Twitter accounts have been hacked; Kanye West, Elon Musk, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Apple, CashApp, Uber, Mike Bloomberg, Joe Biden, Warren Buffett, Wiz Khalifa, Barack Obama, MrBeast, Floyd Mayweather, xxxtentacion.
According to a local report in the USA, says that the hackers have made over $110,000 in bitcoins from the followers of those accounts they hacked.
However, Twitter has raised alarm on the ongoing mass hacking of the billionaire's accounts and promise to restore it back.
They also said "We are aware of a security incident impacting accounts on Twitter. We are investigating and taking steps to fix it. We will update everyone shortly."
Twitter added that "We’re continuing to limit the ability to Tweet, reset your password, and some other account functionalities while we look into this. Thanks for your patience."
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